Serent Toolkit

Serent’s Growth Team specializes in helping technology-enabled businesses achieve their goals.

Here at Serent Toolkit, our operations experts share their strategies, stories, insights, and best practices used while working to equip these high-growth and fast paced SaaS companies for success.

Mortgage Tech: Bringing Digital Innovation to the Housing Industry with Amy Brandt

We sat down with Amy Brandt, who works with CEOs in the Serent portfolio as an Operating Executive Director at Serent Capital, to learn what innovative startups are doing to find success in the mortgage tech space.

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Developing an Effective Sales Hiring Process

Your sales team is critical to your company’s revenue growth, so recruiting the right reps is essential. Since sales is a high-pressure, high-turnover function, it’s not enough to find the occasional successful hire. Your team needs a reliable, scalable strategy for identifying suitable candidates—and ensuring their skill set aligns with your unique needs.

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Three Essential Components You Need To Set Up a Successful Interview Process

Running a successful interview process – one that yields the best hire possible - is a challenge. And it becomes even more challenging during an executive-level search. Making a set of interviews an iterative and revealing series of conversations is the key to finding exceptional talent and cultural fit that will drive impact over the long term. That means planning ahead, communicating with all the stakeholders, and having a “flexibly structured” plan for every step of the process.

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The Best Tool to Begin an Executive Recruiting Process

Most people dread writing a job spec, but by defining what success looks like and then crafting a matrix of the must have, highly desirable, and nice-to-have requirements to achieve those goals for the role, you can create a “scorecard” that will be the framework for the role.

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Why Culture Matters: Finding a Cultural Fit for Your Team

Getting cultural fit right can unlock massive value for an organization. However, the costs of getting cultural fit wrong can be high, too. In this Human Capital post, we discuss how to find a cultural fit for your team as part of your interview process.

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Building a Sales Compensation Plan

Equipping your team to build a successful sales compensation plan is no small feat. We have identified 9 tactics that can help you lay the groundwork for creating the right compensation plan for your company.

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